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Survivor Summary
Chuck Palahniuk

Everything you need to understand or teach Survivor by Chuck Palahniuk.

  • Survivor Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Survivor Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Survivor Summary

Plot Summary

Survivor: A Novel was written by Chuck Palahniuk, the author of the popular book Fight Club. Survivor is the story of Tender Branson, who becomes the last surviving member of what the media calls the Creedish Death Cult. The novel begins with Tender on a plane as he records his life story into the flight recorder of Flight 2039. The entire book is structured like a countdown - the chapters are in descending order and so are the page numbers. Tender is on a race against the clock to tell the reader his story.

As the novel begins, Tender explains that he is a house cleaner. While he thinks his job is okay, he has another job at night that he enjoys much more. Accidentally, a newspaper printed a Suicide Hotline's phone number as Tender's phone number. Every night, Tender gets calls from desperate people who are on the...

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Survivor Study Guide

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